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Volume 10 No. 22
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Williams F1 Promotes Non-Executive Dir Mike O'Driscoll To Group CEO, Replacing Alex Burns

The Williams F1 team announced that CEO Alex Burns is leaving the team and will be replaced by Non-Exec Dir Mike O'Driscoll. O'Driscoll, who was formerly the managing director of Jaguar Cars, will serve under the newly created role of Group CEO, which will see the Williams F1 team and Williams Advanced Engineering united under one management structure. Founder & Team Principal Frank Williams said, "Mike has been a valued member of our board since 2011 as a non-executive director and I am delighted that his day to day involvement in the company is to significantly increase" (Williams F1).